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Wash the mussel shells and remove remaining waste.
Cook the shells for 15 minutes.
Heat the shells for 1 hour on 200 degrees in the oven. This will make the shells more brittle .
Grind the shells into a powder.
Sieve the grinded shells to obtain a powder with particle size of 40 micron.
Measure the desired amount of NEO-Alginate (2% of total weight).
Measure the desired amount of water (98% of total weight).
Add alginate to the water and stir until a gel has formed.
Measure the desired amount of mussel shell powder
Add binder to the powder until the right ratio is met. The powder:binder ratio is 1:0,4
Stir until the ingredients are well mixed into a smooth paste